June 22

Born On This Day
1763 | Étienne Méhul, French pianist and composer (d. 1817)
1830 | Teodor Leszetycki, Polish pianist, composer and pedagogue (d. 1915)
1901 | Luís Armando Rivera, Dominican composer, pianist and violinist (d. 1986)
1915 | Randolph Hokanson, American pianist (d. 2018)
1917 | Jean Hubeau, French composer, pianist and pedagogue (d. 1992)
Died On This Day
1840 | Josef Javůrek, Polish pianist, composer, conductor of Czech origin (b. 1756)
1888 | Edmund Neupert, Norwegian pianist, composer and pedagogue (b. 1842)
2002 | Conrad Hansen, German pianist (b. 1906)

Nohant: Chopin Festival

Since 1968, Chopin Summer Festivals have been organized at the private property of George Sand in Nohant. Chopin was a frequent visitor in Nohant in the years 1839-1846. The theme of the festival oscillates around the composer and writer's works. The program consists of numerous meetings, concerts, lectures and conferences.

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